The president's last tweet about Comey was posted May 31. Roy Blunt of Missouri asked Comey to clarify whether he felt as though those writings were personal, or property of the government. Comey told both Sens. Americans must know the extent of that interference and whether their president - or those close to him - aided or attempted to cover up those efforts.
Zaghba was stopped at Bologna's airport trying to fly to Turkey in March a year ago over concerns he was intending to travel on to Syria, according to reports. The suspect quickly corrected himself, but was later brought up on terrorism-related charges. The claims will increase pressure on the British security services to explain if they could have done more to stop the attack at London Bridge and in Borough Market.
Zaghba was stopped at Bologna's airport trying to fly to Turkey in March past year over concerns he was intending to travel on to Syria , according to reports . Earlier this week the gym put a note on its door which read: "While Mr Butt did occasionally train here at UFC gym we do not know him well nor did we see anything of concern".
An FBI affidavit says victor confessed to copying and mailing the classified report when agents searched her home Saturday. The 25-year-old worked as a contractor for the government and is accused of giving classified information from the National Security Agency to an online news outlet .
Macron praised the British for their sang-froid in the face of the attacks and emphasised France's "desire to win this war against terrorism together". One of those arrested is a man who allegedly worked out at the same gym as 27-year-old Khurum Butt, thought to be the attack ringleader. The U.S. military says the battle will be "long and hard", and perhaps made more complicated by the crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations.
Kevin Durant is the toast of the National Basketball Association after knocking down a clutch 3-pointer to secure the Golden State Warriors' Game 3 win and a historically insurmountable 3-0 advantage in the Finals. "When you can combine talent, unselfishness and then you can combine guys that player hard, that's going to result in some really good things". "That's exactly what happened throughout the season", Durant said.
Toying with other teams, Golden State has turned the National Basketball Association postseason into its personal playground, storming to a record 15 straight wins and moving within a victory on Friday night in Game 4 of another title and into the conversation of the best teams ever.
Bangladesh and New Zealand head into their final group match of this year's Champions Trophy desperate for victory but knowing even a win in Cardiff on Friday may not take either of them into the semi-finals. - Only once before in six previous matches has the toss-winning side gone on to win the game in the Champions Trophy at Cardiff. "The wicket was slow with such a big boundary, I was trying to run twos as much as possible and I did not find the boundary as much as I am used to".
Security Council expresses more frustration that its condemnations and assets freezes are doing little to halt the advancement of Pyongyang's nuclear program, CBS News' Pamela Falk reports from the U.N. The insistence on an environmental impact assessment combined with whatever political machinations are occurring among South Korea's public servants seems to have morphed into a flawless storm, providing Moon the motive he needed to stifle the project.
So far, the North has launched 16 missiles in 10 tests so far in 2017, with Thursday's launch reportedly created to show off its ability to hit warships. However, Becker said, "the deployment of that is a direct, and perceived to be a direct threat, to the People's Republic of China and Russian Federation - in other words, major nuclear powers, not toward North Korea".
More than 40 people were also wounded in Wednesday's attacks. The military gear - one of the attackers was found with eight grenades and 12 AK-47 magazines - and the flawless, classical Arabic spoken by one of the attackers have been used to point the finger at Saudi Arabia and raise suspicions about its involvement.
The Justice Department alleges that el Debek and Kourani worked as spies for IJO, both in the USA and overseas. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, in cooperation with NY and Detroit police detained Ali Kourani, 32, and Samer al-Debek, 37, on June 1.
US President Donald Trump has renewed his call for a travel ban to protect Americans from "certain dangerous" countries after the latest terror attack in London . Judges and jurists also pointed to Trump's rhetoric during the presidential campaign calling several times for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States".
But at the same time it downplays the significance of the attacks, expect Iran to crack down on Sunnis within its borders. The "fingerprints of Saudi Arabia are visible when it comes to backing terrorists in Syria and Iraq", he said in a report published by the Iranian Students News Agency.
Coats also responded to one question about the reports by saying he would answer questions during a closed hearing. From the other side of the Capitol, Rep. "At no time should you be in a position where you come to Congress without an answer", Burr said. "I hear he had a good reputation", he told MSNBC.
Thirteen people were killed and more than 40 injured in the attacks on Tehran's parliament complex and the shrine of revolutionary founder Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Other members of the public accused Saudi Arabia and Iran's long-time foe, the United States, of backing the attacks. The U.S. has designated Iran a state sponsor of terrorism since 1984.
She said she tried to keep him away from radical friends, but "he had the internet and from there he got everything". The other member of the trio, Rachid Redouane , a 30-year-old who had claimed to be Moroccan and Libyan, was not known to intelligence services.
The summons for Mr Cohen to assist in the high profile investigation comes just weeks after Trump's former security adviser Michael Flynn was also subpoenaed as part of the probe. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, a former Republican senator selected by Trump for the post , appeared unconcerned about Trump's disclosure during an Armed Services Committee hearing last week.
Meanwhile, the Spanish government has confirmed that Ignacio Echeverría, 39, was killed in Saturday's attack. In a Facebook post, his sister Isabel wrote: "My brother Ignacio tried to stop the terrorist and lost his own life trying to save others".
British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn . Voters are choosing 650 lawmakers for the House of Commons after Prime Minister Theresa May called the vote three years early, hoping to boost her majority before starting Brexit negotiations.
Comey would not say whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice, but added it would be up to special counsel Robert Mueller , who is now investigating the Russian Federation allegations, "to sort that out". "Knowing my father for 39 years when he "orders or tells " you to do something there is no ambiguity", Trump Jr. added, "you will know exactly what he means".
The Yemen Government also extended its support to decision by a Saudi-led coalition fighting for more than two years to overthrow the Houthis from Sanaa. French government spokesman Christophe Castaner says on Wednesday in a news conference following the weekly Cabinet meeting that "Qatar must ensure transparency".
The BBC reported that 76 seats appeared too close to call. She became prime minister through a Conservative Party leadership contest when her predecessor, David Cameron , resigned after voters backed leaving the EU. May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lackluster campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal her opponents dubbed the " dementia tax ".
The committee will have a closed session following the hearing, in which classified information can be discussed. He said he had no such concern about the veracity of the other two presidents he served, George W. But Comey added he could not discuss the reasons openly. If that's not enough to make your stomach turn, Comey also admitted that he kept highly detailed memos of private - if not privileged - conversations with the president and then leaked them.
Preet Kaur Gill , a Labour party candidate, was elected as MP during General Elections held for the British Parliament on Thursday. With the voting count now showing Conservative Party in lead with 303 seats, while Labour Party lagging behind at 257 seats, the chances for a "hung assembly" has been announced by BBC.
The exit poll sent shockwaves through financial markets. "That is the future I want for Britain as we fulfill the promise of Brexit together", May told voters in her final address to the nation before Thursday's election. He would need the support of other parties to get any laws passed. To solve that problem, a certain characteristic of Britain's electoral system could offer a solution.
Conservative: Britain needs a strong and stable government to get the best Brexit deal. Their former leader Nick Clegg, who was deputy prime minister during the coalition years, said the party would not prop up a Conservative government.
Britain's ruling Conservatives are projected to lose control of Parliament. "It's hard to see, if these numbers were right, how they (the Conservatives ) would put together the coalition to remain in office", said Osborne. "She was 20 points ahead and thought she could do whatever she wanted with the country and we said, "no" and we meant it". In this situation, two or more parties may form a coalition with the PM appointing ministers to work in the government departments.
Ruth Davidson , whose Scottish Conservatives ejected both Mr Salmond from Gordon and Mr Robertson from Moray, said her party had enjoyed an "historic night". Miliband mowed her lawn at the start of the campaign. Sturgeon told STV's Scotland Debates programme that the two leaders spoke one-to-one after Scotland voted to remain in the European Union but was outvoted by England and Wales.
In this photo released by Emirates News Agency, WAM, the Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, right, is received by UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, to hold talks about Qatar, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates , Wednesday, June 7, 2017.
The soft spoken and humble Akihito, who has received praise for his efforts to soothe the wounds of World War II, fighting in his father Hirohito's name, will be succeeded by son, Crown Prince Naruhito, 57. After Naruhito's daughter was born, a government panel discussed the possibility of allowing female ascension, but the talk quickly faded after Hisahito's birth.
Your browser doesn't recognise available video formats. "We have the record of the notification and our conscience is clear", said Franco Gabrielli, the chief of Italy's State Police. She said he made a mistake because his Italian was poor, and said "terrorista" instead of "turista" - which means tourist. Controversy over the UK's counter-terror efforts spread to border security after claims emerged that one of the perpetrators was let into the country despite being on a security watch ...
Meanwhile, pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera said on June 8 that it had come under a large-scale cyberattack. They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism , and all reference was pointing to Qatar. - The UAE banned people from publishing expressions of sympathy towards Qatar and will punish offenders with 15 years in jail, the UAE-based newspaper Gulf News and pan-Arab channel Al Arabiya reported early on Wednesday.
The stock's market capitalization is $46.64 billion. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded Occidental Petroleum from an underweight rating to a neutral rating and increased their target price for the stock from $66.00 to $67.00 in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th.
As FRONTLINE reported in United States of Secrets , Comey suddenly found himself in defiance of the White House . "I thought that might prompt the appointment of a special counsel", Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee about his orchestrated leak.